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Some-Random Quiz<br />By Dwarkesh<br />
1.<br />AmarChandJauhar runs the Nalanda Public ShikshaNiketan Inter College in Banika village in Lakhimpur-Kheri district...
Ans<br />He built an English goddess temple, probably the only one. <br />
2.<br />VasilyDimitrovAlexei LevskiLev ZografClara IvanovaIvan VolkovPyotrVulchanov________find the missing person.....<br />
Ans<br />Viktor Krum(the Bulgarian Quidditch Team)<br />
3.Identify<br />‎1. Wal-Mart Stores2. China National Petroleum Corporation3. State Grid Corp of China4. X5. US Postal Serv...
Ans<br />Indian Railways(Largest employers in the world)<br />
4.<br />Which current cricketer does not wear the logo of his team sponsor on his team uniform??and give funda<br />
Ans<br />HashimAmla, since the SA team is currently sponsored by Castle beverages..<br />
5.<br />
Ans<br />Mid-day crime reporter JoybrotoDey assassinated by ChottaRajan gang.<br />
6.<br />Scot Halpin is considered by many as the luckiest rock and roll fan attending a concert.why?<br />
Ans<br />He replaced Keith Moon, the Who, during a concert when the band was looking for a drummer.. As Moon had taken hor...
7.<br />The earliest documented example of this was a message advertising the availability of a new model of Digital Equip...
Ans<br />SPAMStill want to thank Nigerian entrepreneurs?<br />
8.<br />He has launched a university at Elk Grove Village, Illinois .<br />President Nixon once met him and asked "What is...
Ans<br />Roy Kroc________- Hamburgers<br />
9.<br />This clock is Old Town Sq. in Prague What makes it one of a kind ???<br />
Ans<br /> Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square Prague.<br />
10.<br />This company was founded in Berlin in 1923. Its original name was "Ideal". The company's name was changed to ____...
Ans<br />Blaupunkt<br />
11.<br />This led to the invention of which popular thing???<br />
Ans<br />Scrabble<br />
12.<br />Identify the voice?<br />
Ans HUGH LAURIE<br />
13.<br />On August 18, 1913, at the casino in _______ ____, black came up a record twenty-six times in succession in roule...
Ans<br />Monte-Carlo fallacy(Gambler’s Dilemma )<br />
14.<br />    Boogie Woogie was the first dance show format to hit Indian Television. It has been entertaining audiences ov...
Ans<br />ShanthakumaranSreesanth<br />
15.1<br />Connect the 4 pictures with Mona Lisa<br />
15.2<br />
Ans<br />The Mona Lisa was stored in these places during the World War II. Château d'Amboise, then to the Loc-Dieu Abbey a...
16.<br />Identify<br />
Ans<br />
17.<br />The 1984 and 1985-86 cricket series in West Indies and England  are popularly known as X because of the result in...
Ans<br />X- Blackwash<br />Y-Whitewash<br />
18.<br />The song is from the movie Funtoosh(1956) starring Dev Anand, and music for the movie was given by SD Burman. So…...
Ans<br />Composition by 9 year old RD Burman.Respect.m/<br />
19. What is this an example of ?<br />“When I was a boy, we used, in order to draw oft' the harriers from the trail of a h...
Ans<br />Red-Herring<br />
20. Simple. Identify.<br />
Ans<br />The Hughes H-4 Hercules<br />
21.<br />Khatushyamji.The head was found buried in the village of Khatu. Then, on one occasion, milk started flowing spont...
Ans<br />Barbarik, Bhima grand-son from  Ghatotkacha<br />
22.Identify<br />Identify the original speaker.. And the recent album from which this has been taken<br />
Ans<br />
23.<br />If this is Nehru cap. What is the cap at the bottom called?<br />
Ans<br />
25.Lego trailer for what?<br />
Ans INCEPTION<br />
26.<br />Yaadein, is a reminiscence of a man who comes home to find that his wife and son are not at home, he assumes that...
Ans<br /> Guinness Book of World Records in the category Fewest actors in a narrative film.<br />
27.Simple One.<br />
Ans<br />GhulamNabi Azad, health minister, referring to homosexuality as a disease.<br />
28.<br />How do we better know -Montezuma's revenge<br />	-Aztec two step<br />	-Kurtz Hurtz<br />	-Suryavarman's Revenge<...
Ans<br />
29.Who’s the voice of Sher Khan?<br />
Ans<br />
30.<br />Despite his obvious allegiance to the Red Raiders, Texas Tech sports information director Ralph Carpenter was the...
Ans<br />The opera aint over till the fat lady sings!!<br />
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  1. 1. Some-Random Quiz<br />By Dwarkesh<br />
  2. 2. 1.<br />AmarChandJauhar runs the Nalanda Public ShikshaNiketan Inter College in Banika village in Lakhimpur-Kheri district of UP. Despite being a postgraduate and diploma-holder, he could not respond effectively to the queries of an Englishman visiting the village. Self-realization hit him and he decided to spread awareness about the English language in the area, albeit in a different way.What did he do?<br />
  3. 3. Ans<br />He built an English goddess temple, probably the only one. <br />
  4. 4. 2.<br />VasilyDimitrovAlexei LevskiLev ZografClara IvanovaIvan VolkovPyotrVulchanov________find the missing person.....<br />
  5. 5. Ans<br />Viktor Krum(the Bulgarian Quidditch Team)<br />
  6. 6. 3.Identify<br />‎1. Wal-Mart Stores2. China National Petroleum Corporation3. State Grid Corp of China4. X5. US Postal Service6. Sinopec7. China Telecom Corp. Ltd8. Carrefourid x and explain<br />
  7. 7. Ans<br />Indian Railways(Largest employers in the world)<br />
  8. 8. 4.<br />Which current cricketer does not wear the logo of his team sponsor on his team uniform??and give funda<br />
  9. 9. Ans<br />HashimAmla, since the SA team is currently sponsored by Castle beverages..<br />
  10. 10. 5.<br />
  11. 11. Ans<br />Mid-day crime reporter JoybrotoDey assassinated by ChottaRajan gang.<br />
  12. 12. 6.<br />Scot Halpin is considered by many as the luckiest rock and roll fan attending a concert.why?<br />
  13. 13. Ans<br />He replaced Keith Moon, the Who, during a concert when the band was looking for a drummer.. As Moon had taken horse tranquilizer with his brandy!<br />
  14. 14. 7.<br />The earliest documented example of this was a message advertising the availability of a new model of Digital Equipment Corporation computers sent to 393 recipients on ARPANET in 1978, by Gary Thuerk. What am I talking about here?<br />
  15. 15. Ans<br />SPAMStill want to thank Nigerian entrepreneurs?<br />
  16. 16. 8.<br />He has launched a university at Elk Grove Village, Illinois .<br />President Nixon once met him and asked "What is it now, eight or nine billion?" To which he replied, "Mr. President, it is 12 billion". <br />When his company’s market value surpassed U.S.Steel’s, Senator Lloyd Bentson complained ‘Something is wrong with our economy when the stock market is long on _____ and short on steel’ <br />At the age of 72, he acquired the San Diego Padres baseball team.<br />
  17. 17. Ans<br />Roy Kroc________- Hamburgers<br />
  18. 18. 9.<br />This clock is Old Town Sq. in Prague What makes it one of a kind ???<br />
  19. 19. Ans<br /> Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square Prague.<br />
  20. 20. 10.<br />This company was founded in Berlin in 1923. Its original name was "Ideal". The company's name was changed to ______ in 1938, meaning "blue dot" in German (after the blue dot marked on its products that had passed quality checks). Its symbol today is also a blue dot.<br />
  21. 21. Ans<br />Blaupunkt<br />
  22. 22. 11.<br />This led to the invention of which popular thing???<br />
  23. 23. Ans<br />Scrabble<br />
  24. 24. 12.<br />Identify the voice?<br />
  25. 25. Ans HUGH LAURIE<br />
  26. 26. 13.<br />On August 18, 1913, at the casino in _______ ____, black came up a record twenty-six times in succession in roulette. … There was a near-panicky rush to bet on red, beginning about the time black had come up a phenomenal fifteen times. In application of the maturity of the chances doctrine, players doubled and tripled their stakes, this doctrine leading them to believe after black came up the twentieth time that there was not a chance in a million of another repeat. In the end the unusual run enriched the Casino by some millions of francs.What is this better known????<br />
  27. 27. Ans<br />Monte-Carlo fallacy(Gambler’s Dilemma )<br />
  28. 28. 14.<br /> Boogie Woogie was the first dance show format to hit Indian Television. It has been entertaining audiences over the past 9 years. Hosted by the popular Film and Television personalities Naved and Ravi, the highlight of the show is JavedJaffery ,who is the permanent celebrity judgeIt is an iconic series, which has attracted celebrities like EshaDeol, JuhiChawla, Rohit Roy, MallikaSherawat, Govinda, Prabhudeva, ShefaliZariwala and AadeshSrivastava as judges to add zeal and enthusiasm to the contest. Who was its South Zone champion in 1995?<br />
  29. 29. Ans<br />ShanthakumaranSreesanth<br />
  30. 30. 15.1<br />Connect the 4 pictures with Mona Lisa<br />
  31. 31. 15.2<br />
  32. 32. Ans<br />The Mona Lisa was stored in these places during the World War II. Château d'Amboise, then to the Loc-Dieu Abbey and Château de Chambord, then finally to the Ingres Museum in Montauban.<br />
  33. 33. 16.<br />Identify<br />
  34. 34. Ans<br />
  35. 35. 17.<br />The 1984 and 1985-86 cricket series in West Indies and England are popularly known as X because of the result instead of Y, a name by which these kind of results are generally known as.West Indies under Lloyd had Richards, Garner, Marshall and Holding. England under the leadership of Gower had Botham, Lamb, Gatting and Emburey.Give me X n Y and the funda.<br />
  36. 36. Ans<br />X- Blackwash<br />Y-Whitewash<br />
  37. 37. 18.<br />The song is from the movie Funtoosh(1956) starring Dev Anand, and music for the movie was given by SD Burman. So… the question is what is so special about this song???<br />
  38. 38. Ans<br />Composition by 9 year old RD Burman.Respect.m/<br />
  39. 39. 19. What is this an example of ?<br />“When I was a boy, we used, in order to draw oft' the harriers from the trail of a hare that we had set down as our own private property, get to her haunt early in the morning, and drag a _____-________, tied to a string, four or five miles over hedges and ditches, across fields and through coppices, till we got to a point, whence we were pretty sure the hunters would not return to the spot where they had thrown off; and, though I would, by no means, be understood, as comparing the editors and proprietors of the London daily press to animals half so sagacious and so faithful as hounds, I cannot help thinking, that, in the case to which we are referring, they must have been misled, at first, by some political deceiver.”<br />Clue: Literature<br />
  40. 40. Ans<br />Red-Herring<br />
  41. 41. 20. Simple. Identify.<br />
  42. 42. Ans<br />The Hughes H-4 Hercules<br />
  43. 43. 21.<br />Khatushyamji.The head was found buried in the village of Khatu. Then, on one occasion, milk started flowing spontaneously out of a cow's udder when she neared the burial spot. Amazed at this incident, the local villagers dug the place up and the buried head was revealed. The head was handed over to a Brahmin who worshipped it for many days, awaiting divine revelations as to what was to be done next. RoopsinghChauhan, king of Khatu, then had a dream where he was inspired to build.<br />
  44. 44. Ans<br />Barbarik, Bhima grand-son from Ghatotkacha<br />
  45. 45. 22.Identify<br />Identify the original speaker.. And the recent album from which this has been taken<br />
  46. 46. Ans<br />
  47. 47. 23.<br />If this is Nehru cap. What is the cap at the bottom called?<br />
  48. 48. Ans<br />
  49. 49. 25.Lego trailer for what?<br />
  50. 50. Ans INCEPTION<br />
  51. 51. 26.<br />Yaadein, is a reminiscence of a man who comes home to find that his wife and son are not at home, he assumes that they have left him and reminiscences his life with them, and scared of his life without them, he regrets his past indiscretions. Starring Sunil Dutt it  has found an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records.Can u give me the record?Poster on next slide if all teams agree.<br />
  52. 52.
  53. 53. Ans<br /> Guinness Book of World Records in the category Fewest actors in a narrative film.<br />
  54. 54. 27.Simple One.<br />
  55. 55. Ans<br />GhulamNabi Azad, health minister, referring to homosexuality as a disease.<br />
  56. 56. 28.<br />How do we better know -Montezuma's revenge<br /> -Aztec two step<br /> -Kurtz Hurtz<br /> -Suryavarman's Revenge<br /> -beaver fever<br /> -Lādùzi<br />
  57. 57. Ans<br />
  58. 58. 29.Who’s the voice of Sher Khan?<br />
  59. 59. Ans<br />
  60. 60. 30.<br />Despite his obvious allegiance to the Red Raiders, Texas Tech sports information director Ralph Carpenter was the picture of professional objectivity when the Aggies rallied for a 72-72 tie late in the SWC tournament finals. “Hey, Ralph,” said Bill Morgan (Southwest Conference information director), “this ... is going to be a tight one after all.” “Right,” said Ralph “…………………”<br />
  61. 61. Ans<br />The opera aint over till the fat lady sings!!<br />
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